Sniffing for Bombs: What it Takes to Be a Securiguard K9 Officer

Courtney is one of Securiguard’s sensational K9 Handlers, tasked with the job of keeping the Vancouver International Airport safe. She works with Diesel, a German Shepherd who understands Dutch, German, and English. Together, they patrol the airport looking for explosives and anything suspicious.

Securiguard’s K9 unit features highly trained dogs skilled in narcotic and explosive detection, as well as protection patrols. To learn more, visit our K9 Patrols and Detection page.  

To find out what it takes to become a K9 Handler, check out our current job openings and make sure to apply!